14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

14 days in Puerto Rico Itinerary

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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, Drive to Ponce
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Ponce
— 1 night
Drive to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Ferry to Isla de Vieques
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Isla de Vieques
— 4 nights
Ferry to Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Drive to El Yunque National Forest
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El Yunque National Forest
— 1 night
Fly
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Culebra
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Juan
— 4 nights
Fly

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Ponce

Ponce is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Parque de Bombas, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte de Ponce, and then take a leisurely stroll along La Guancha.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ponce trip itinerary builder app.

Oakland, USA to Ponce is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Oakland to Ponce due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oakland in December, expect Ponce to be much warmer, temps between 80°F and 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Isla de Vieques.

Things to do in Ponce

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Isla de Vieques

Isla Nena

For sixty years until 2003, most of the Isla de Vieques was closed off to the public, with the US Navy using the island's beaches and surrounding waters for drills and testing of new military machinery, such as bombs.
Isla de Vieques is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Bay Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Beatriz Beauty Boutique, kick back and relax at La Chiva, and take a leisurely stroll along Mosquito Pier.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Isla de Vieques trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ponce to Isla de Vieques in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In December, daytime highs in Isla de Vieques are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to El Yunque National Forest.

Things to do in Isla de Vieques

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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El Yunque National Forest

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at El Yunque Rain Forest.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Isla de Vieques to El Yunque National Forest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. December in El Yunque National Forest sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Culebra.

Things to do in El Yunque National Forest

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Culebra

Little Island

With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
Culebra is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Flamenco Beach, soothe aching muscles at Culebra Yoga, stroll through Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Culebra route planning website.

You can fly from El Yunque National Forest to Culebra in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Culebra can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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San Juan

Walled City

Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Make the 25th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sitio Histórico de San Juan, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, appreciate the history behind Plaza de Colon, and try your luck at Oasis Casino at Embassy Suites San Juan.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Juan tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Culebra to San Juan in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

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Puerto Rico travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Beaches · Forests
A U.S. territory encompassing one big island and several smaller ones, Puerto Rico appeals to visitors from around the globe with its rich history, pleasant climate, natural beauty, and renowned local cuisine. Most tourists take a vacation in Puerto Rico for that classic seaside experience, though the island offers much more than just sun and sand. Tours of Puerto Rico usually start in the city of San Juan, which boasts a trendy bar scene and plenty of art museums for visitors looking to add a bit of culture to their vacation. A short drive from the island's urban centers, pristine rainforests serve as peaceful retreats from the city bustle and ensure plenty of chances to spot wildlife and take exhilarating nature walks.